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Growing up, decorating the Christmas tree was one of my favorite traditions – we’d put on Perry Como Christmas music, eat gingerbread cookies, and help my mom sort through our hundreds of ornaments. My parents always get an enormous tree, and the time, care, and decorating skills my mom puts [...] Read More....

November 14, 2019 By Lindsay | No Comments

This post contains affiliate links.  This year, my family is making a big push away from flashy, one-trick-pony toys – you know, the ones on commercials and in catalogs that every kid has to have because it’s so wildly publicized and commercialized. These are usually toys with batteries and these [...] Read More....

November 5, 2019 By Lindsay | No Comments

If you’re looking to take a different approach to Christmas wrapping, why not try making your own DIY gift wrap? I really like the look of brown butcher paper and twine, so I decided to go with that look and put my own spin on this rustic gift wrap. I [...] Read More....

December 1, 2018 By Lindsay | 37 Comments

This post contains affiliate links. That means if you make a purchase, at no cost to you, I’ll receive a tiny commission. Thanks for your support! While I’m not a particularly artistic or crafty person, a few of my girlfriends and I have started to get together for little craft [...] Read More....

November 29, 2018 By Lindsay | No Comments

This post contains affiliate links. That means at no expense to you, I may receive a small commission from your purchase. Thanks for your support! Raise your hand if you love affordable gifts? I can never think of ideas when people ask me what I want for my birthday or [...] Read More....

November 23, 2018 By Lindsay | No Comments

There are two things that remain constant in my life – I love hosting, and I love brunch; sound like you? Then look no further than learning how to host a brunch at home. While going out to brunch is such a wonderful treat, there’s something about home gatherings that [...] Read More....

November 11, 2018 By Lindsay | No Comments

We all love fall, the most wonderful time of the year, filled with pumpkin lattes, pumpkin candles, pumpkin pie, pumpkin facials, and oh yes, what about good ole’ fashioned plain pumpkins?! When my mom told me she was having a fall themed dinner party, I offered to make the tablescape [...] Read More....

September 26, 2018 By Lindsay | 64 Comments

Yay, Mother’s Day is right around the corner – oh wait, did I say yay? I meant, oh great, (queue eye roll). I’m probably among the 3% of moms who actually have a perfect Mother’s Day, but despite that, and after consulting with tons of moms on social media and [...] Read More....

May 2, 2018 By Lindsay | 8 Comments

When you’re tired of dye tablets and vinegar and want to up your game, these easy Easter egg decorating ideas are just the thing you need to add some adorableness to your home. I made my eggs two ways this year and had everything on hand already. Here’s what you [...] Read More....

March 17, 2018 By Lindsay | 15 Comments

This post contains affiliate links to throw the perfect birthday tea party. That means I receive a tiny portion of any sales made at no cost to you! My daughters birthdays are only 4 days apart, and this year started their combined birthday party tradition! Per Ginny’s request, we had [...] Read More....

March 3, 2018 By Lindsay | 3 Comments

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